BİLKENT University http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/general/index.htmlBILKENT UNIVERSITY GENERAL INFORMATION
Bilkent Universitywas founded
on October 20, 1984 byİhsan Doğramacı
with the aim of establishing a center of excellence in higher education and research. Consistent with this aim, the university has attracted highest ranking students in the country, and very productive faculty.
The faculty is comprised of an academic staff from 43 different countries. Most of them were working in prominent universities in North America and Europe when they received offers fromBilkent University. According to ISI Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to be first in Turkey in number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.
The medium of instruction in the University is English, i.e., all verbal and written classwork, assignments, and practical work is carried out in English. (The only exceptions to this are the language courses, and the courses on Turkish Law in the Faculty of Law.)
Bilkent University has an excellent educational infrastructure, including a modern library and extensive computer facilities with a private satellite Internet connection to the United States.
To promote the enrichment of teaching and research programs, Bilkent University entered into collaborative projects and exchange programs with many universities abroad. Bilkent has student exchange agreements with the University of California system, Purdue, Johns Hopkins, University of Maine, University of Rhode Island, University of Texas at Austin, University of Missouri, Bowling Green State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Carthage College, Franklin and Marshall College in the US; University of Laval and McGill University in Canada; Odense University in Denmark; University of Alicante in Spain; and Tel-Aviv University in Israel. Bilkent is a member of NIBES (Network of International Business and Economic Schools) and exchange programs are established with Pforzheim University in Germany and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Clarmont and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lille of France. Bilkent is also a member of the EMSPS (European Mobility Scheme for Phy! sics Students), an exchange program coordinated by the European Physical Society.
The university also has a communications office at 600 Madison Avenue inNew York City, equipped with interactive video conferencing capabilities. A number of courses are delivered through this office via satellite connection.
FACULTIES AND DEPARTMENTSFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department of Communication and DesignDepartment of Fine ArtsDepartment of Graphic DesignDepartment of Interior Architecture and Environmental DesignDepartment of Landscape Architecture and Urban DesignFaculty of Business Administration
Department of ManagementFaculty of Economics, Administrative and Social SciencesDepartment of EconomicsDepartment of International RelationsGlobal and International Affairs ProgramDepartment of Political Science and Public AdministrationDepartment of HistoryFaculty of EducationDepartment of English Teacher EducationPhysical Education UnitM.A. in Teacher EducationM.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageM.A. in Management in EducationFaculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computer EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringDepartment of Industrial EngineeringFaculty of Humanities and Letters
Department of English Language and LiteratureDepartment of American Culture and LiteratureDepartment of Archeology and History of ArtDepartment of Turkish LiteratureDepartment of PhilosophyFirst-Year English ProgramCultures, Civilizations and Ideas ProgramFaculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Department of ChemistryDepartment of MathematicsDepartment of Molecular Biology and GeneticsDepartment of PhysicsFaculty of Music and Performing ArtsDepartment of MusicDepartment of Performing ArtsUNIVERSITY ADDRESS and TELEPHONE NUMBERS
06800 Bilkent Ankara, TURKEYUniversity Switchboard Number:
+90 312 290 4000